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Mysterious Russian Nuclear Explosion Upgraded From Weird to Baffling Amid Evacuation Confusion

Russia military officials issued conflicting reports this week about whether residents in areas near a mysterious nuclear explosion must evacuate.Read more......

Mysterious Russian Nuclear Explosion Upgraded From Weird to Baffling Amid Evacuation Confusion

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Massive explosion at Russian military depot sparks evacuation Thousands of locals have been moved to safety after the blast at an ammunition warehouse. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the Siberian Krasnoyarsk region....
19:48, 08/05/2019

Evacuation of village near explosion of nuclear cruise-missile engine called off Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) In the wake of an apparent explosion of the nuclear-powered engine of an experimental cruise missile, the Russian government has reportedly evacuated residents of a nearby village. According to local m...
03:32, 08/15/2019

Moscow acknowledges mysterious rocket explosion involved nuclear workers Russia's state nuclear agency acknowledged for the first time on Saturday that nuclear workers were involved in an explosion during a rocket engine test that caused a spike in radiation in a nearby city....
11:16, 08/10/2019

Russian pharmacies report rise in sales of iodine near site of mysterious military explosion Civilians of two northern Russian cities flocked to pharmacies Friday to purchase large quantities of iodine after a Russian rocket engine mysteriously exploded in the area Thursday....
03:48, 08/10/2019

Russian nuclear agency confirms role in rocket test explosion Rosatom says five staff died in accident that caused radiation levels to spike in ArkhangelskRussia’s nuclear energy agency has said an explosion that caused radiation levels to spike in the Arkhangelsk region was caused by an accident during a test ...
04:16, 08/10/2019

Russian nuclear agency ups death toll in missile test explosion The Defense Ministry initially released a lower death toll for the accident on Thursday. Details remain sparse, and it is unclear whether or not radiation was released as a result of the explosion....
05:48, 08/10/2019

Mysterious radiation cloud over Europe traced to secret Russian nuclear accident A vast cloud of nuclear radiation that spreadover continental Europe in 2017 has been traced to an unacknowledged nuclear accident in southern Russia, according to an international team of scientists....
23:48, 07/31/2019

Deadly explosion at Russian test site involved nuclear power source, reports say An explosion at a Russian base that killed at least five people last week involved a small nuclear reactor, state nuclear officials said.        ...
17:32, 08/12/2019

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
12:48, 06/05/2019

NBA’s weird trade rules lead to draft hat confusion The conversation was about what the players were wearing on Thursday night, but for wrong reasons. Several players picked during the 2019 NBA Draft were seen wearing hats of a team they aren’t going to actually suit up for, thanks to trade agreements...
11:48, 06/21/2019

Russia cancels evacuation after missile explosion, claims tests show radiation levels 'normal' Russia's military appeared to do an about-face on Tuesday after telling residents of a village near a navy testing range to evacuate after a mysterious explosion, only to cancel the order hours later while adding to the uncertainty surrounding the in...
11:32, 08/14/2019

The mysterious SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion is still being investigated SpaceX has been on a real hot streak as of late, with many successful missions and firsts, like the successful docking of its Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. A small speed bump in that otherwise smooth road came in late April ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Radiation Levels Spike Following Mysterious Explosion in Russia A Russian city reportedly observed a rise in radiation levels after an explosion at a nearby military testing site, which left at least two dead. Read more......
18:48, 08/09/2019

A mysterious explosion leaves a crater in a German field Experts think the crater may have been caused when a 550-pound dud of a WWII bomb dropped decades ago exploded after its detonation mechanism eroded with time....
16:32, 06/25/2019

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the fingerprints of what appears to have been Russia's latest failed bid to test its so-called 'Skyfall' missile....
22:00, 08/16/2019

Mysterious Explosion That Left 33-Foot Crater In Field May Have Been... A 33-foot wide, 13-foot gouge into the earth that began in the 1940s with an Allied sortie and ended Sunday morning in a massive blast in a barley field in central Germany....
10:00, 06/26/2019

Russia calls, then cancels, town's evacuation after nuclear mishap Radiation has spiked at a nearby town following last week's explosion at a rocket testing site. First responders have been silenced, while villagers have been told to leave....
14:00, 08/13/2019

Fire near Idaho’s nuclear research facility prompts evacuation A fast-moving brush fire in eastern Idaho on Tuesday prompted an evacuation of “non-essential employees” from several of the state’s nuclear research facilities....
16:48, 07/23/2019

Huge explosions at Russian military base cause injuries, mass evacuation A series of explosions at a military arms depot in Siberia on Monday left at least eight people injured and prompted the evacuation of about 11,000 nearby residents, according to reports. The blasts rocked an ammunition storage facility about 6 miles...
15:16, 08/05/2019

Russian officials cancel village evacuation after suspected missile accident Russian authorities have called off the evacuation of a village in northern Russia near the site of a suspected failed missile test, Russian state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday. The incident last week killed at least five nuclear specialists a...
05:32, 08/16/2019

The Latest: Terror, confusion at Alabama park amid shooting AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Sunday killing of an Alabama police officer (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Residents of an Alabama mobile home park described moments of confusion and terror as a gunman fired on authorities, killing one officer an...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Classes Cancelled, NIT Srinagar Students Leave For Home Amid Confusion Amid confusion and heightened security across Jammu and Kashmir, hundreds of students from Srinagar's National Institute of Technology on Sunday left for their home states with local administration......
08:48, 08/04/2019

Explosion at Russian TNT plant injures 79 MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the c...
11:00, 06/01/2019

79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the ...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Russia cancels town evacuation amid radiation surge Russian officials Wednesday canceled a planned evacuation of a village that was near nuclear materials that exploded last week in the northern region of Arkhangelsk, despite a spike in radiation....
11:32, 08/14/2019

At least 38 people injured in Russian factory explosion Four people are in a serious condition after blast in DzerzhinskAt least thirty-eight people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 250 miles (400km) e...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran....
07:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium ...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Trump to launch 2020 campaign amid confusion over mass deportation threat – live President to address rally in Orlando, FloridaSupreme court decision awaited on census citizenship questionSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.59pm BST Potus has tweeted that he and China’s president Xi Jinping just got off the ph...
07:16, 06/18/2019

Kremlin breaks silence on suspected nuclear missile explosion The Kremlin broke its silence Tuesday on the apparent explosion of a nuclear-powered cruise missile during a test, saying that accidents "happen" but that Russia remained "far ahead" in the development of advanced weaponry....
07:32, 08/13/2019

U.S. Officials Suspect New Nuclear Missile in Explosion That Killed 7 Russians Intelligence officials suspect that the explosion involved a prototype of a nuclear-propelled cruise missile that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has boasted can reach any corner of the earth....
15:00, 08/12/2019

Russia nuclear agency says 5 dead in missile test explosion Russia's nuclear agency said Saturday that five of its employees were killed earlier this week when a rocket engine exploded during a missile test at a military base in the far northern Arkhangelsk region....
03:32, 08/11/2019

Russian radiation spike after missile explosion kills two A RUSSIAN missile test that killed two and injured six others after a horror explosion resulted in a spike in radiation, according to its defence ministry....
09:16, 08/08/2019

Mandatory evacuation order issued for areas of northwestern Alberta amid wildfire A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
15:32, 05/20/2019

| WATCH | Russia nuclear agency says five dead in missile test explosion Russia's nuclear agency has said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site has killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two....
07:16, 08/10/2019

What a Deadly Nuclear Explosion In Russia Tells Us About the World’s New Arms Race News of the nuclear explosion at a military base in the far north of Russia trickled out slowly. First came the bulletins on state media of at least two people killed in a mysterious accident. Then came news of a spike in radiation in the area, and f...
11:00, 08/14/2019

Russia holds memorial service for nuclear workers killed in mysterious accident Russia held a memorial service on Monday for five scientists killed in a mysterious explosion last week after an official at their research institute suggested they had been working on developing a small nuclear reactor....
08:50, 08/12/2019

Massive explosion at Russian bomb-making factory injures 79 A massive explosion at a bomb-making plant in Russia has injured 79 people and damaged 180 homes in the city of Dzerzhinsk. Officials said the factory was used to make and store bombs and other explosive devices for the Russian military. The facility...
15:32, 06/01/2019

Russian rocket test explosion leads to radiation leak Russia's military technology push has unfortunately produced deadly consequences. The country's Rosatom has confirmed that five people have died and three injured after an explosion on August 8th while testing an isotopic power source for ...
17:16, 08/10/2019

Explosion at Russian missile test site kills 2 people The deadly explosion is the second within a week at a Russian military site. There are conflicting reports about a short-term spike in radiation around the base....
10:48, 08/08/2019

Russian seamen who died in mysterious navy submarine accident are buried The 14 Russian seamen who died in a fire on one of the navy's research submersibles earlier this week were laid to rest in St. Petersburg on Saturday....
08:19, 07/06/2019

Explosion At Arctic Missile Testing Site Kills 5: Russia Nuclear Agency Russia's nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two....
09:16, 08/10/2019

'Accidents happen,' says Kremlin as it breaks silence on suspected nuclear missile explosion The Kremlin broke its silence Tuesday on the apparent explosion of a nuclear-powered cruise missile during a test, saying that accidents "happen" but that Russia remained "far ahead" in the development of advanced weaponry....
09:32, 08/13/2019

Russian pharmacies report rise in sales of iodine near military explosion Chemists in two northern cities sell more tablets after radiation levels spiked for a short timePharmacies in two northern Russia cities have reported increased sales of iodine, a chemical used to limit the effects from radiation exposure, after a my...
09:48, 08/09/2019

Town told to evacuate, then stay, after Russian rocket explosion: Here's what we know now An explosion at a Russian military site in the White Sea is shrouded in mystery. Nearby Nyonoksa had an evacuation cancelled. Here's what we know.        ...
20:00, 08/13/2019

Radiation leak during explosion 'triggered by Russian 6,000mph hypersonic missile' A RADIATION leak during a military accident may have been triggered by a launcher test for Vladimir Putin’s lethal 6,000mph Zircon hypersonic missile....
11:48, 08/09/2019

Village near Russian missile explosion ordered to evacuate — then told to stay put Residents of the Russian village of Nyonoksa, which borders the site of Thursday’s nuclear-powered missile explosion, were ordered to evacuate — and then abruptly told not to, according to a report. On Thursday night, a missile containing nucle...
22:00, 08/13/2019

Russian military explosion last week '4-16 times' natural background levels Russian officials said Tuesday radiation levels at a military test site involved in an explosion last week was four to 16 times above natural background levels....
08:00, 08/13/2019

Two dead in Russian rocket engine explosion; radiation spikes, shipping shut Two people were killed and a nearby city reported a rise in radiation levels when a rocket engine blew up at a testing site in northern Russia on Thursday, forcing authorities to shut down part of a bay in the White Sea to shipping....
10:16, 08/08/2019

Radiation briefly spikes in Russian city after rocket engine explosion: TASS A short-term spike in radiation levels was recorded in a northern Russian city after a rocket engine exploded at a military testing site on Thursday, TASS news agency cited a spokeswoman for city authorities in Severodvinsk as saying....
05:16, 08/08/2019

Rocket engine explosion at Russian military base kills 2, injures 4, officials say A rocket engine explosion at a Russian military facility killed at least two and injured four others during a test on Thursday, Defense Ministry officials said....
11:48, 08/08/2019

Radiation levels at Russian test site spiked up to 16 times above normal after explosion A mysterious explosion in northern Russia caused radiation levels to spike up to 16 times above normal, the state weather agency said Tuesday amid reports that evacuations have been ordered in the village not far from the blast site and medics who tr...
11:32, 08/14/2019

Suspected Russian spy, a beluga whale found with mysterious camera strap, lets people pet it The beluga whale with suspected Russian military ties has become a local attraction in Norway. It's so tame, it reportedly comes when called.        ...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny points blame at Russian authorities for mysterious allergic reaction Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday questioned whether Russian authorities were to blame for a mysterious allergic reaction that left him hospitalized....
14:16, 07/29/2019

Amid 'mass confusion' on popular CBD products' legal status, Feds hold hearing The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about popular cannabis compounds such as CBD.        ...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Five killed during Russian missile test, says nuclear agency Five workers were killed in an accident during a missile test at a military site in northern Russia, the country's state nuclear agency Rosatom has confirmed....
19:48, 08/10/2019

Russian Submarine That Caught Fire Was Nuclear-Powered A secret Russian military submarine that caught on fire earlier this week was nuclear-powered, the government said, amid criticism that authorities withheld information about the country’s deadliest naval accident in more than a decade....
05:32, 07/04/2019

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in blast Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
23:48, 08/10/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
08:32, 06/13/2019

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and holding enemy targets at risk of a precise, tailored nuclear attack? Conversely, could a newly emerging l...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Putin confirms Russian fire-hit submersible was nuclear-powered Russia's President Vladimir Putin said a deepwater submersible that caught fire Monday was nuclear-powered during a conversation with the country's defense chief, which also confirmed that the incident was caused by a fire in a battery compartment....
11:00, 07/04/2019

Putin, after three days, says fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting Russia's defense minister to assure him its reactor had been safely contained...
03:48, 07/04/2019

Putin confirms fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered Nuclear unit aboard top-secret vessel ‘sealed off’ says minister after blaze that left 14 deadVladimir Putin has confirmed for the first time that the top-secret submersible that suffered a deadly fire this week was nuclear-powered, but Russia’s defe...
12:32, 07/04/2019

Unexplained Radiation Leak Traced to Russian Nuclear Facility Two years after a mysterious cloud of radiation swept through Europe, a team of scientists has pinpointed the source of the leak to a nuclear reprocessing plant in Russia, which was preparing materials for an Italian physics experiment at the time.Re...
14:16, 07/29/2019

Putin, After 3 Days, Says Fire-Hit Russian Submarine Was Nuclear-Powered Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting the defence minister to......
07:32, 07/04/2019

Russian sailors killed after fire breaks out on nuclear submarine Fourteen sailors died when a fire erupted aboard a Russian navy nuclear submarine conducting a survey of the sea floor in the country’s territorial waters, officials said. The Losharik — an AS-12 deep-sea nuclear mini-sub – was carrying out a m...
09:32, 07/02/2019

Air Force chief details US response to Russian nuclear attack Red lights start flashing in rapid succession, space-based infrared sensors detect a heat signature, somebody calls the President...and in what may seem like a matter of seconds, the U.S. launches an immediate, massive counterattack. F-35s, B-2 bombe...
11:32, 07/02/2019

Russian spy sub crew prevented nuclear accident at cost of their lives Enlarge / ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JULY 6, 2019: A Russian Navy officer by a grave during a funeral of the 14 Russian Navy officers killed by the July 1 fire on a deep-water research submersible in the Barents Sea, at the Serafimovskoye cemetery. (cr...
22:48, 07/08/2019

Russian fire-damaged, nuclear-powered submarine's reactor isolated President Vladimir Putin has said the reactor on a fire-damaged, nuclear-powered submarine had been isolated and was still working. The 14 sailors died as they were surveying the sea floor near the Arctic three days ago....
02:32, 07/04/2019

Damaged Russian Submersible Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Kremlin Says President Vladimir V. Putin said that the submersible, described as a secret research vessel, was nuclear-powered. But the government was still withholding details....
07:48, 07/04/2019

Russian blaze-hit vessel was nuclear-powered submarine: RBC cites source A Russian defense ministry research vessel on board which 14 crew were killed in a blaze was a nuclear-powered AS-12 submarine, Russia's RBC media outlet cited an unnamed military source as saying on Tuesday....
08:48, 07/02/2019

Russian nuclear-powered cruise missile blows up, creating “mini-Chernobyl” Enlarge / Russian President Vladimir Putin said on August 5, 2019 that Russia would be "forced" to develop new missiles if the US does the same, after Washington pulled out of a Cold War-era nuclear arms deal. Now one of those weapons has caused a nu...
17:00, 08/12/2019

| WATCH: Radiation leak from sunken Russian nuclear sub 'no threat' - Norway researchers Robot-recovered samples from the Soviet-era submarine which sank in the Norwegian Sea reveal high levels of radiation, but scientists say there's no danger to fish or humans....
12:00, 07/12/2019

Five Russian nuclear agency workers killed in a blast while testing 'jet propulsion system' Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
13:16, 08/10/2019

Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew over the Bering Sea. US fighter jets shadowed them Two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown a patrol mission over the Bering Sea, where they were escorted by U.S. fighter jets.        ...
14:16, 08/09/2019

US Senate pushes Trump to safeguard last Russian nuclear arms control treaty Exclusive: Bipartisan bill seeks New Start extension– the last formal restraint on the world’s major arsenals Bipartisan Senate legislation introduced on Wednesday aims to change the administration’s course on nuclear arms control, urging Donald Trum...
03:16, 08/01/2019

Don't Forget That The Recent Russian Nuclear Accident Happened While Developing A Truly Insane Weapon A few days ago, on August 8, there was an explosion on a barge in the White Sea near Nyonoksa, Russia. That explosion tragically killed seven people, nuclear engineers and technicians working on a project. The project was described as “an isotopic p...
14:02, 08/13/2019

Watchmen teases Regina King's mysterious character in mysterious new clips Beyond a couple of teasers, we haven’t seen too much from Damon Lindelof’s upcoming “remix” of Watchmen and we know even less about it. The HBO series serves as more of a continuation/re-contextualization of Alan Moore’s graphic novel, the events of ...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Russian Nuclear Agency Rosatom Confirms Radiation Leak Following Rocket Engine Test Russian nuclear agency Rosatom admitted late on Friday that a suspicious cloud of radiation that spread over the Arkhangelsk region was caused by an explosion at one of its facilities, the Guardian reported, involving experiments involving an “isotop...
22:16, 08/10/2019

A Nuclear Reactor on Fire-Damaged Submarine Remains Safe and ‘Operational,’ Russian Authorities Say (MOSCOW) — The nuclear reactor on one of the Russian navy’s research submersibles hasn’t been damaged in a fire that killed 14 seamen, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday, adding that the vessel would be put back into servi...
22:00, 07/04/2019

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid US sanctions Iran has threatened to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord...
01:48, 05/08/2019

Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go! Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing....
10:32, 06/17/2019

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in the middle, struggling to keep supply lines open to the Islamic Republic's wilting economy under the t...
17:32, 06/18/2019

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States......
20:00, 06/15/2019

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States escalated over tanker attacks in the Gulf region....
04:00, 06/15/2019

MTA blew $617K on baffling blunder during station redesign An MTA upgrade to bring a subway station into line with the Americans with Disabilities Act had to be redesigned in the middle of construction — at a cost of $617,000 — because the MTA somehow forgot to make the platform wheelchair-access...
11:16, 07/29/2019

Iran to speed up enrichment of uranium amid faltering nuclear deal Iran will speed up enrichment of uranium and pull further out of the nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian officials said.        ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Parties To Iran Nuclear Deal Meet Amid Threat Of Collapse Diplomats from the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways to stop the deal collapsing amid tension in the Persian Gulf....
05:48, 06/28/2019

A baffling ad that follows a man from the moment of his birth is suddenly going viral 3 years later — and you'll never guess what it's for A baffling Subway ad went viral on Thursday. The strangely intense commercial shows a child at the moment of his birth, major milestones as he grows up, and ends with him as a young man at a Subway shop. The ad is real and was released by Subway in...
19:16, 06/27/2019

Baffling 3,000-year-old Out of Place Mace Head Found in Poland An amateur Polish archaeologist has made an astonishing discovery that is 3,000 years old - he unearthed a Bronze Age mace head.  ...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Iran says ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal amid standoff with U.S. President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned by the United States, but that he was sure Tehran would eventually prevail....
16:48, 08/01/2019

North Korea Launches 'Several' Unidentified Projectiles Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks North Korea fired off what the South Korean military described as “several unidentified short-range projectiles” early Saturday local time in a move that could threaten to upset whatever diplomatic gains the U.S. has achieved with the country in rece...
13:32, 05/04/2019

‘Liberalism Is Obsolete,’ Russian President Vladimir Putin Says Amid G20 Summit The liberal ideology that has underpinned Western democracy for decades is “obsolete,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with the Financial Times published Friday. Speaking to the FT on the eve of the G20 summit in Osa...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Devolver's Collection Of Knock-Off Devolver Games Is Weird For The Sake Of Weird Game publisher Devolver Digital had an E3 press conference on Twitch last night after Bethesda. As usual, it was packed with weird, gory humor and send-ups of standard E3 hype culture, as well as game announcements. One of those jokes, the announceme...
09:48, 06/10/2019

NATO Ally Turkey Gets Long-Range Russian S-400 Missiles Amid US Warning Turkey received the first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system on Friday, the defence ministry said, after the purchase caused tensions in relations with its NATO ally the United States....
01:32, 07/12/2019

Russian-backed Kentucky mill makes PR push amid Democratic concerns Braidy Industries, which is developing a new Kentucky aluminum mill partially backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, has hired a firm with ties to Sen. Mitch McConnell (r-Ky.) to give the project a public relations boost as Democrats raise conc...
05:16, 08/03/2019

Pompeo to meet with Russian President Putin amid heightened tensions over Iran, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian President Vladimir Putin will talk about a thicket of thorny issues, from Iran and Venezuela to nuclear arms.        ...
10:48, 05/14/2019

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White House said Wednesday....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Trump envoy slams 'baffling' anti-Israel UN meeting as members line up to condemn settlements, Israeli policy President Trump’s U.S. envoy for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, made a surprise visit to the United Nations on Thursday, as members of the U.N. Security Council held an informal meeting to condemn Israeli settlements — a meeting that G...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Tesla’s upgraded Autopilot likened to ‘kid behind the wheel’ Consumer Reports said Tesla’s latest upgrade to its Autopilot system took it on a wild ride — claiming the electric-car maker’s software drives like “a kid behind the wheel.” The product-review bible said Wednesday that the Navigate function on Tesla...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Upgraded 'Pokémon Go' battles will have you swiping on the screen Niantic finally launched trainer battles on Pokémon Go late last year, giving you a way to take on friends or any other random players you come across. Now, the game developer has started rolling out an upgrade for the feature that'll hav...
01:16, 07/16/2019

Upgraded Stores Boost McDonald's Sales McDonald’s said sales grew world-wide in its latest quarter after the burger giant made improvements at its stores and implemented new digital-ordering capabilities....
06:48, 07/26/2019

Ex Red-Sox star Ortiz upgraded to 'good' condition The condition of retired Red Sox star David Ortiz has been upgraded to good by doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where he remains in the intensive care unit....
13:32, 06/18/2019

Daniel Ricciardo gets upgraded Renault F1 engine for French GP Daniel Ricciardo will get exclusive use of Renault's new more powerful Spec-B Formula 1 engine at this weekend's French Grand Prix, with the team having fast-tracked its introduction...
04:32, 06/21/2019

The iPhone 11 could finally introduce upgraded Bluetooth capabilities The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R are all expected to introduce a variety of upgrades come this September, but according to a new report by Mac Otakara (via 9To5Mac), one of the new features can already be found on Samsung's latest flagshi...
15:48, 05/27/2019

French GP DNF allows Grosjean upgraded Haas F1 rear suspension Romain Grosjean will be able to switch to the Haas Formula 1 team's new rear suspension from the Austrian Grand Prix thanks to retiring in France last weekend...
10:48, 06/27/2019

David Ortiz's condition upgraded to 'good,' his wife says David Ortiz's condition has been upgraded to "good" by doctors more than a week after the former Boston Red Sox star was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said Tuesday....
15:32, 06/18/2019

Dropbox Plus, Professional Plans Upgraded With More Storage, New Features The Dropbox Professional plan will now offer 3TB storage and a new watermarking feature, and the Business plan will increase its storage capacity from 3TB to 5TB....
04:48, 05/30/2019

Navy completes tests of Raytheon's upgraded RAM missile The U.S. Navy completed a series of guided flight tests for Raytheon's upgraded RAM Block 2A short-range, surface-to-air missile, which is expected to be delivered this year, the company said....
10:00, 06/20/2019

World's favorite super-cheap computer upgraded Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized desktop computer that has won over millions of hobbyists. It just got a big upgrade: The first major new edition of Raspberry Pi since February 2016 launches Monday, promising faster speeds and support for more mod...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Upgraded standard Nintendo Switch model now rolling out around the world Nintendo wasn’t able to keep the Switch Lite under wraps ahead of its official unveiling last month, but the company had another surprise up its sleeve that was not spoiled ahead of time. In addition to the budget model of the popular console, ...
23:16, 08/02/2019

Soldier who fell at Hawaii volcano crater upgraded to stable HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier has been upgraded to stable condition after a fall onto a ledge in a volcano crater in Hawaii. Park officials say another visitor reported seeing the 32-year-old soldier, who was not named, fall from a 300-foot (91...
14:32, 05/03/2019

100-Year-Old Sri Lanka Rail Line Being Upgraded With Indian Assistance India's IRCON International Limited and the Sri Lankan government have inked a $91.26 million agreement for upgrading the around 130 km-long Maho-Omanthai rail line which is over 100 years old....
00:16, 07/19/2019

Anker Upgraded Our Readers' Favorite Bluetooth Headphones, and They're Just $25 Today At first glance, Anker’s SoundCore Spirits look a lot like the reader-favorite SoundBuds Slims, but they do have a few key upgrades. The big one is IPX7 water resistance, plus added sweat-countering measures from Anker that make them ideal for workin...
08:32, 05/03/2019

| Upgraded Gabba to host opening 2021 Ashes Test The Gabba has been locked in to host Australia's opening Test of the 2021/22 Ashes series against England after a major upgrade to the stadium was announced....
01:00, 06/02/2019

Destiny 2's Solstice Of Heroes Rewards Will Get Upgraded When September's Expansion Hits The annual Solstice of Heroes event returns on July 30 to wind down year two of Destiny 2 ahead of September’s big Shadowkeep update. In preparation for that expansion, players who complete Solstice activities will receive new armor sets that will au...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Haas, Alfa get upgraded Ferrari F1 engine for Monaco Grand Prix Ferrari Formula 1 customer engine teams Haas and Alfa Romeo will both switch to the Italian manufacturer's upgraded specification of power unit for the Monaco Grand Prix...
09:32, 05/22/2019

This data-stealing malware has returned with new attacks and nasty upgraded features Large parts of the Scranos operation were taken out in April - but it's already back and the criminals behind it seem more determined than ever, adding a trojan and a cryptojacker to their adware scheme....
16:32, 06/13/2019

Asian Games: India's Mixed Team Relay Silver To Be Upgraded To Gold India's 4x400m mixed relay team of Mohammad Anas, Hima Das, Arokia Rajiv and M R Poovamma had won the silver at the Asian Games in Jakarta last year....
01:48, 07/20/2019

World's largest active volcano in Hawaii upgraded to increased alert level Federal officials raised the alert level Tuesday for the world's largest active volcano, Hawaii's Mauna Loa, which last erupted in 1984.        ...
11:16, 07/03/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear program in response to the U.S. withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news agency reported on Monday....
12:48, 05/06/2019

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons....
23:32, 05/28/2019

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
16:32, 06/01/2019

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and health charities....
06:32, 07/03/2019

Russian boat was illegally seized by North Korea: Russian fishing agency Russia's state fishing agency said on Wednesday that a Russian vessel held by North Korean border guards had not been in North Korean waters when it was detained and that Pyongyang's action had been illegal, the RIA news agency reported....
08:00, 07/24/2019

North Korea detains crew of Russian fishing vessel: Russian embassy North Korea has detained 15 Russian and two South Korean crew of a fishing vessel for violating entry regulations, the Russian Embassy in North Korea said on Wednesday....
08:00, 07/24/2019

NBC Sports causes NHL Draft confusion with graphic gaffe There weren’t many surprises in the 2019 NHL Draft, except for an alert that appeared at the bottom of NBCSN’s broadcast. Just as the Philadelphia Flyers traded the 11th pick to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for the 14th and 45th picks, an accompan...
08:16, 06/22/2019

What Comes After Clarke's "Death" on The 100? Bargaining, Danger, and Confusion Sanctum's Primes had no idea what they were getting themselves into by trying to kill Clarke Griffin (Eliza Taylor). The 100's defacto leader has been a little bit out of the......
20:00, 07/22/2019

Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies could harm their businesses....
14:16, 07/19/2019

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal hea...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the state-run TASS news agency reported Tuesday....
11:32, 08/14/2019

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Sorting through confusion of Mets’ Marcus Stroman trade They were in fourth place, 7 ¹/₂ games out of a wild card, yet desperate to believe they were in it and to convince their fan base to keep coming to games. So the Mets made a win-now move and sacrificed their best lefty pitching prospect. This was la...
17:48, 07/28/2019

U.S. bond yields rise on confusion over U.S. trade move U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday amid confusion over the United States policy on trade with China, while political turmoil in Italy compounded investor concerns, capping a volatile week in the......
04:48, 08/10/2019

"Congress In Confusion": Prakash Javadekar On Centre's J&K Move The Congress is speaking in different voices on the special status of Jammu and Kashmir because of its "frustration, despair and directionless politics", Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on......
06:00, 08/13/2019

Fed, trade confusion upending Wall Street investment playbooks As Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday described why the central bank's interest rate cut should not be seen as the start of a lengthy easing cycle, the U.S. stock market was losing value at a rate of over $25 billion a minute....
08:16, 08/02/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Note10 makes a 5G nightmare come true: Confusion Instead of making the purchasing decision easy for first-time 5G customers, Samsung is releasing models that won't fully support U.S. carriers' 5G networks.Read More...
23:16, 08/08/2019

Panic and confusion as Rwanda closes border with DRC over Ebola outbreak Conflicting reports on border status as fourth Ebola case confirmed in GomaRwanda’s government briefly closed and then reopened part of a busy land border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Thursday, prompting panic and confusion in b...
10:16, 08/01/2019

''One Nation, One Election'' Will Create Confusion Among Voters: Deve Gowda Former prime minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda on Thursday said "One Nation, One Election" -- holding simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies -- would create confusion among......
05:00, 06/20/2019

Mamata Banerjee's Order On "Cut Money" Will Sow Confusion: Party Leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's instruction to Trinamool Congress functionaries to return to the public the "cut money" they have taken for delivery of government welfare schemes may sow......
02:00, 06/21/2019

Fake mews? Confusion over cat at Thai king's coronation ceremony Animal lovers in Thailand were thrown into confusion on Sunday over whether a Siamese cat presented to the newly crowned Thai king and his queen was a living feline - or not....
11:16, 05/05/2019

Confusion Over Afghan-Taliban Talks Further Complicates Peace Process The Afghan government’s announcement of direct negotiations with the Taliban in two weeks was rejected by the insurgents, casting uncertainty over a stalled process....
12:48, 07/27/2019

Djokovic-Federer tiebreaker creates drama, confusion and debate Wimbledon's new tiebreaker rule at 12-all in the final set came into play in the most dramatic way possible as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer battled to the end....
14:48, 07/15/2019

After 6 years with the Chase Sapphire Preferred as my go-to card, I upgraded to the Sapphire Reserve and I've never looked back Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The Chase Sapphire Preferred Car...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Upgraded BrahMos With 500-Km Range Ready: BrahMos Aerospace Chief The upgraded version of the homegrown BrahMos missile with an enhanced range of up to 500 km is ready, the Chief Executive Officer of BrahMos Aerospace, Sudhir Kumar Mishra, has said....
10:32, 07/07/2019

Sajid Javid tells of confusion at rejection from Trump state banquet Tory leadership candidate Sajid Javid has said has said he "doesn't know why" he was not invited to Donald Trump's state banquet at Buckingham Palace....
08:32, 06/13/2019

Confusion Between Self-Driving Cars and Driver-Assistance Systems Is Still Rampant: Study The modern car market is in a period of transition as semi-autonomous features migrate onto it, and not in the joyous, life-is-about-to-change-forever kind of way. It’s more like it just hit middle school, and a bunch of terrible, miserable things n...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Fear, confusion, despair: the everyday cruelty of a border immigration court At a federal immigration court in El Paso asylum seekers wait in limbo as a result of Trump’s policiesJudge Sunita Mahtabfar, presiding over the El Paso immigration court in south-west Texas, kicked off the hearing by asking the 16 asylum seekers a q...
22:32, 07/25/2019

Tour de France: Confusion and chaos as extreme weather halts race Hail, flooding, mudslides: the 19th stage was chaotic and aborted prematurely. Egan Bernal seized the yellow jersey and Thibaut Pinot was forced to retire - but this stage will be remembered for the adverse conditions....
14:16, 07/26/2019

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
20:48, 05/27/2019

Confusion as Trump insists he plans to add citizenship question to 2020 census President says ‘we are absolutely moving forward’ – contradicting earlier administration statements that the plan had been droppedDonald Trump has said he plans to move ahead with adding a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census, contr...
01:16, 07/04/2019

No Judge, Confusion Over Court As Unnao Teen's Rape Case Drags On Three days after a car crash left a teen rape survivor from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao critically wounded - an incident that her family alleges was plotted by the accused, a jailed BJP lawmaker - it has......
02:48, 07/31/2019

The death of Jeffrey Epstein: Fact, fiction, confusion and a warden reassigned Conflicting information attempting to detail the final minutes of Jeffrey Epstein's life emerged Tuesday as officials tried to determine how he died.        ...
14:32, 08/13/2019

Experts: Ransomware hackers count on confusion, panic to bilk victims The decision by a South Florida city last week to pay cyber terrorists $600,000 to retake control of government computers has drawn criticism from the public and law enforcement....
10:48, 06/26/2019

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11:48, 05/30/2019

Cenobio de Valeron: 350 Small Caves Create Confusion in the Canary Islands The strange appearance of the cavities that comprise the immense Cenobio de Valeron archaeological site in the Canary Islands caused confusion for Spanish colonizers and early scholars. ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Confusion hangs over Mueller testimony, as Dems plan marathon hearings House Democrats are planning to turn former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated congressional testimony next week into a marathon string of hearings, setting the stage for what could be hours of back-to-back questioning by dozens of l...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Southwest updates safety information cards to avoid Boeing 737 Max confusion Southwest has stopped using combined safety information cards following the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft due to fatal crashes.       ...
13:16, 07/10/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala ...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Apartment complex re-opened after hazmat evacuation Authorities are trying to determine if the deadly toxin ricin is the hazardous material that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people from an apartment complex near the University of Minnesota....
22:00, 05/07/2019

UN: Clashes in Libya's capital are hampering aid, evacuation The U.N. says armed clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli along with random shelling and explosives placed on roads are hampering the evacuation of civilians and the delivery of aid....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Train derails in Canada's Alberta, causes evacuation A train derailed in Canada's southern Alberta province on Friday, prompting an evacuation of nearby residents for fear of chemical exposure and disrupting road and highway access, the Alberta government said....
01:48, 08/03/2019

UN: Clashes in Libya’s capital are hampering aid, evacuation U.N. says armed clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli along with random shelling and explosives placed on roads are hampering the evacuation of civilians and the delivery of aid...
14:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Baghdad The decision came after the Trump administration warned of an increased threat linked to Iran. Officials in Iraq and elsewhere doubted that such a threat existed....
02:00, 05/15/2019

World War II bomb in Hamburg prompts evacuation A thousand-pound US bomb dropped during the Second World War has been discovered in Hamburg, Germany. Authorities ordered the evacuation of a densely-populated residential area of the city, affecting around 6,000 people....
10:16, 05/15/2019

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for tighter libel laws in response....
08:32, 05/27/2019

Pokémon Card Requiring Players To Speak Banned To Prevent Linguistic Confusion The Pokémon Company announced late yesterday that it’s banning one of the Pokémon trading card game’s newest cards at this year’s World Championship. That’s because this card introduces some potential language barrier issues between international pla...
21:48, 08/06/2019

Broward sheriff's office frees murder suspect after confusion about charges: reports A suspected killer is on the loose in Florida after he was mistakenly released from jail when the charge against him was upgraded to first-degree murder — allegedly confusing Broward County sheriff's officials....
11:48, 06/03/2019

FedEx Sues U.S. Government Over Huawei Confusion, Says It Can't Inspect Every Package for Export Violations FedEx filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce on Monday over restrictions that the Trump regime has put in place against the Chinese telecom giant Huawei. FedEx, which has gotten into trouble with Huawei for misdirecting some of the t...
06:48, 06/25/2019

In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion Tens of thousands of migrants who have been waiting for months in Mexican border cities are struggling to understand what the U.S. new asylum policy means for them even though they've followed the rules....
09:48, 07/18/2019

Eiffel Tower Climber Grabbed After Sparking Evacuation A climber who sparked an evacuation of the Eiffel Tower on Monday was grabbed after clinging to the famous Paris landmark for more than six hours, officials said....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
11:48, 06/17/2019

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
04:16, 05/13/2019

Unexploded bomb forces evacuation of popular beach in UK A popular British beach area was evacuated Monday after an unexploded bomb was reportedly found just offshore from a lighthouse. The device was discovered at Beachy Head in East Sussex, England. The area is known for the high chalk sea cliff that ris...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Apartment Fire Forces Evacuation In Carter County CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A massive apartment fire Saturday morning forced several families to evacuate the structure, but apparently no one was injured. Firefighters remained on the scene working to strike the blaze even as officials said ...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Evacuation order downgraded for Peerless Trout First Nation Residents in the Peerless and Trout Lake communities can now return home after an evacuation order was downgraded to an alert early Saturday morning. ...
00:16, 06/09/2019

Heavy Rain, Floods In China Force Evacuation Of Nearly 80,000 The heaviest average rainfall to lash a swathe of southern and eastern China in more than half a century brought torrential rain and floods, destroying houses, damaging crops and forcing the......
08:16, 07/11/2019

USA Today headquarters evacuation over armed man was false alarm The Virginia headquarters of USA Today was evacuated on Wednesday as police responded to reports of an armed man, but the outlet ultimately reported that the scare was a false alarm. “We are responding to reports of a man with weapon at the Gannett B...
15:16, 08/07/2019

21 nations take part in regional evacuation drill in Cyprus Cyprus' foreign minister says 21 countries are taking part in a drill organized by the east Mediterranean island nation that involves the possible evacuation of civilians from Middle Eastern nations....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuation at California Six Flags park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire erupted near a huge amusement and water park in Southern California on Sunday, sending hundreds of visitors to the exit to escape clouds of smoke and ash before fire officials asked them to stay p...
10:16, 06/10/2019

‘He didn’t show no remorse’: Survivors recount confusion, horror during deadly El Paso shooting It had been a typical Saturday for many families and shoppers at Walmart before torrents of gunfire sent adults cowering behind toy machines and panicked children fleeing for their lives across a parking lot....
02:16, 08/05/2019

Indie developers suggest Steam Summer Sale confusion is hurting their games [Updated] Enlarge / Despite the exciting imagery, Steam's Grand Prix promotion may be inadvertently harming some low-cost indie games on the platform. (credit: Steam) As part of this year's annual Steam Summer Sale, Valve is hosting a new "Grand Prix" promot...
21:48, 06/27/2019

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06:16, 05/02/2019

Newly opened WestConnex tunnel missing from Google Maps, causing confusion in Sydney Motorists sent up the garden path as controversial M4 East tunnel from Homebush to Haberfield fails to display Google Maps is working to resolve an issue where Sydney’s newly opened WestConnex M4 East motorway – part of Australia’s largest transport ...
00:32, 07/15/2019

iPad confusion and Tory antics indicate lack of intelligent life on Earth | John Crace Aliens are unlikely to be impressed by the likes of Annunziata Rees-Mogg and the Conservative partyAfter three years of training telescopes on 1,327 stars within 160 light years of Earth as part of the Breakthrough Listen project, astronomers have be...
07:48, 06/21/2019

Crew confusion, engine trouble recorded in final seconds of doomed flight, NTSB says A plane that crashed in suburban Dallas and killed 10 passengers and crew had trouble with its left engine, according to the last few seconds of a cockpit voice recording, officials said on Tuesday....
03:00, 07/03/2019

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor see evacuations, confusion with brush fire nearby Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor were closed early after a brush fire in Southern California broke out nearby forcing hundreds of visitors to escape the clouds of smoke and ash....
20:32, 06/09/2019

Ammunition depot fire in Kazakhstan prompts mass evacuation MOSCOW (AP) — A fire has engulfed a sprawling ammunition depot in Kazakhstan, injuring at least 16 and forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands. Authorities in Kazakhstan also halted railway traffic in the area following Monday’s explosions ...
04:00, 06/24/2019

Naveen Patnaik Says 'Fani' Evacuation In Odisha Is "Biggest In History" Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday said "a record 1.2 million people were evacuated in 24 hours" after Cyclone Fani hit the coastal state, claiming to have carried out the "biggest human......
09:48, 05/04/2019

Mass evacuation after fire triggers explosions at Siberian base Flying shrapnel from military base leaves one soldier dead and at least seven injured Thousands have been evacuated from a Siberian town after an ammunition depot on a military base caught fire, triggering huge explosions that have sent deadly shrapn...
10:48, 08/05/2019

The A.V. Club braved the heat (and an evacuation) for the 2019 Pitchfork Fest Pitchfork Music Festival was full of surprises this year, not the least of which was in the weather: scorching afternoons gave way to thunderstorm evacuations, then afternoon downpours brought on breezy, sunny evenings. The music side was just as unp...
17:48, 07/22/2019

1,100-pound US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation A World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding district Sunday....
20:48, 07/07/2019

British Airways cabin fills with smoke, prompts evacuation The cabin of flight BA422 from London to Valencia, Spain, filled with smoke moments before the flight was due to land. After the plane touched down on the tarmac, the crew evacuated all 175 passengers....
06:16, 08/07/2019

‘Suspicious item’ prompts tarmac evacuation at Newark Airport A flight at Newark Liberty International Airport was evacuated on the tarmac Saturday morning after a flight attendant noticed something “suspicious.” At about 7:45 am, a flight attendant on JetBlue Flight 573 “identified some type ...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding equipment....
04:32, 08/13/2019

As Cyclone Fani Rolls Menacingly, Massive Evacuation On In Odisha A massive exodus was underway in coastal Odisha on Thursday as hundreds of thousands of people left their home and hearth, on foot and by vehicles, to escape the fury of cyclone Fani in probably the......
07:48, 05/02/2019

Durian fruit forces evacuation after stink mistaken for gas leak Students were forced to evacuate at an Australian university because of a suspected gas leak that turned out to be a discarded durian. Emergency crews cleared 550 people from the University of Canberra library Friday before a search revealed the sten...
09:00, 05/13/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
15:00, 06/22/2019

Japan's Kagoshima City Orders 600,000 Residents Into Evacuation Centres Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centres and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other......
23:16, 07/02/2019

Alberta researcher suggests planning ahead for sudden evacuation "Would you be prepared to leave your home for up to a week within the next half hour, and to make sure you take all the things with you that are essential?"...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Chemical mix-up sparks evacuation of central London sports centre A mix-up with swimming pool cleaning chemicals sparked an emergency response at a Covent Garden sports centre with hundreds of people evacuated as acrid fumes filled the air....
04:48, 08/01/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals....
09:32, 06/09/2019

Tottenham fans receive apology from Thomas Cook over Champions League Final travel confusion Travel company Thomas Cook has apologised after hundreds of Tottenham fans with Champions League Final tickets were left in the dark about their travel plans for Madrid....
05:00, 05/30/2019

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
21:48, 06/21/2019

'Extremely severe' cyclone targets India, sparking evacuation of over 800,000 people Over a half-million people have been forced from India's eastern coast on Thursday as an "extremely severe" cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal is expected to make landfall within 24 hours....
12:32, 05/02/2019

Evacuation order issued to 790,000 in southwest Japan as rain threatens to cause landslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warning of life-threatening landslides caused by torrential rains, the cities said Wednesday....
23:16, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister says deal with Exxon close, slowed by evacuation A major oil deal between Iraq and Exxon Mobil was "very close" but had been slowed by Exxon's decision on Saturday to evacuate its international staff from the West Qurna oil field, Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
11:16, 05/19/2019

Wildfire leads to mandatory evacuation order near Mackenzie County campground A mandatory evacuation order was issued for more areas of Mackenzie County Wednesday as an out-of-control wildfire continues to burn south of High Level....
16:48, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
01:48, 06/23/2019

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger than Quebec City....
13:48, 07/11/2019

Library stink: smell of durian prompts evacuation at University of Canberra Fire and rescue teams in Australia remove rogue fruit in a sealed bag after it was left near an air ventA piece of fruit prompted the evacuation of an Australian university library last week.On Friday afternoon fire and rescue teams in the Australian...
21:32, 05/12/2019

India launches mass evacuation, shuts down ports as cyclone bears down India began evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers on Wednesday and shut down operations at two major ports on its east coast ahead of an impending cyclone expected to make landfall on Friday....
08:32, 05/01/2019

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Sierra Vista Police: ‘Suspicious’ device that prompted evacuation fake SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Police had to evacuate a Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Center in Sierra Vista after a “suspicious device” was discovered on Saturday. Sierra Vista Police Department said store employees discovered the device at about ...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Suspect arrested in robbery that prompted Desert Sky Mall evacuation in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police arrested one man in connection to the melee at Desert Sky Mall over the weekend. A panic spread Sunday after shoppers heard reports of an active shooting at Desert Sky Mall in Phoenix, but police put an end to those ru...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
20:16, 06/09/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Walmart employee's son, 31, called in threat to 'shoot up' store, prompting evacuation, authorities say Authorities in Florida made an arrest Sunday after a Tampa-area Walmart store received a threat that prompted the evacuation of customers, according to reports....
01:48, 08/05/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India's east coast after huge evacuation operation The powerful cyclone Fani has struck India's eastern coast, bringing high winds and torrential rain. More than a million people were taken to safety ahead of the storm....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters....
08:00, 05/03/2019

Pikangikum First Nation evacuation plan paused due to lack of host communities: chief The evacuation of Pikangikum First Nation is now expected to resume on Thursday, as crews battled a fire burning about six kilometres to the southwest....
14:16, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
11:16, 05/19/2019

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
08:48, 05/27/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Looks Like EA's NBA Live Is Being Weird Again It’s easy to forget that there are two AAA basketball games on the market, so complete is 2K’s dominance of the scene, but EA Sports just keep plugging away with their NBA games. Some get released to little fanfare, others get cancelled at the last m...
21:48, 07/30/2019

Oh My God Look at This Sad Weird Loser John Hickenlooper’s crusade against socialism is going rather poorly. The former Colorado governor’s presidential campaign is failing to crack even 1 percent in polling, and essentially his entire senior staff quit last week as everyone with a brain ...
08:16, 07/08/2019

A Democratic lawmaker sparked confusion Sunday, suggesting that Robert Mueller had agreed to testify before Congress, before walking back his comments House Judiciary Committee Hearings/YouTube Democratic Rep. David Cicilline sparked confusion in an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," where he appeared to suggest that Special counsel Robert Mueller had tentatively agreed to testify in mid-May. "A te...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Japan's Kagoshima city orders 600,000 residents into evacuation centers, safe areas due to heavy rains Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other damage, said public broadcaster NHK....
19:16, 07/02/2019

Big Tech's Weird Day of Reckoning It is easy to see why such reports of investigations into companies spook investors, especially given Big Tech’s unpopularity on both sides of the political aisle....
10:48, 06/04/2019

Weird Shoe Good? These shoes are utterly heinous, but also, I like them. You can wear them with nothing and everything; they’re so insanely busy that they’re neutral. They are my ideal aesthetic, which is chaos. The Shoe is a metaphor for the world in 2019. I want to...
21:16, 05/22/2019

So That Bloodstained Trailer Was Weird, Right? Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Koji Igarashi’s partially Kickstarted successor to the Castlevania series, hasn’t had the smoothest ride down the road to release. After making headlines in 2015 for garnering a million dollars in a single day, the ...
12:48, 05/07/2019

BH90210 Is Here, It's Weird, and It's Very Meta Anybody else just feeling really weird right now? BH90210 just made its debut on Fox, and rarely does a TV show make us feel such a sense of reality-related discomfort. Everybody was......
00:48, 08/08/2019

The 3D-Printed Gun Threat Is Getting Weird and Scary A London student was just convicted for using a 3D printer to make a gun—but not just something that looks like a gun. On Wednesday, Tendai Muswere pleaded guilty to manufacturing a lethal firearm with a 3D printer after watching related videos onlin...
16:48, 06/20/2019

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the time I was sitting my Italian exam at university, circa 2011. I know this because I asked it if it ...
11:48, 06/21/2019

27 weird products you can buy on Amazon (that are actually worth it) What's more fun than finding something really weird that's perfect to solve that one annoying problem? These 27 products do just that.       ...
10:00, 06/30/2019

A Very Weird Interaction With My Insurance Company On Wednesday, I did a short blog about a congressional hearing in which Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mentioned something many Americans go through: rationing out their healthcare and doctor’s visits because they’re on shitty insurance plans with hig...
14:32, 07/12/2019

Cloud Saves On PS4 Have A Weird Limit Cloud saves are great. They keep your save data safe, providing backups for everything you’ve ever accomplished in a PS4 game. They also makes it easy to stop playing on one PS4 and pick up right where you left off on another. But PS4 cloud saves hav...
18:00, 08/16/2019

This weird galaxy is creeping up on our Milky Way A gorgeous new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope depicts Messier 90, a spiral galaxy roughly 60 million light-years away from our own Milky Way — but getting closer....
09:48, 06/05/2019

The weird and wonderful PCs of Computex 2019 Every year Computex brings forth some truly weird and wonderful things. While there's some great tech on the show floor that's worth looking at, we couldn't help but notice a slew of rather interesting PCs being showcased at various bo...
23:00, 06/02/2019

May Day’s Weird and Wonderful Pagan Roots May 1st is an ancient Northern Hemisphere festival, now known as ‘May Day’, which traditionally marked the return of summer. It is believed that the celebrations originated in agricultural rituals intended to ensure fertility for crops, held by the a...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Review: 'Toy Story 4' is Warped, Weird, and Better For It Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the franchise is back, filled with love, life lessons, and a weighty, twisted sense of humor that cuts through the sugary-sweetness....
06:00, 06/21/2019

Failed Airlines That Were Too Weird for This World Flying can be an excruciating experience these days. The CEO of United Airlines recently admitted that by the time passengers sit down on his planes, they’re already “pissed at the world.” But plenty of airlines have tried to make things more fun ove...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
12:16, 05/31/2019

Getting Out Of Bounds In Nintendogs Makes The Puppies Act Weird Over on the popular YouTube channel Boundary Break, the latest video is about the handheld classic game, Nintendogs. While not the longest episode, getting to see how developers worked around the limits of the 3DS is very interesting. But when breaki...
13:48, 06/01/2019

Narwhal Genome Reveals Another Way That Narwhals Are Weird One of the most recognizable animals of the sea, the narwhal, is even more unique than their looks would suggest, according to a new study of their genetics released this week.Read more......
17:16, 05/02/2019

Sorry, childless millennials going to Disney World is weird When you wish upon a star … a crazed mom will say how things are! The Internet was set afire this week when an old Facebook post resurfaced on Twitter, showing a mother’s expletive-laced rant declaring that millennials without kids should be banned f...
21:48, 07/26/2019

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new s...
15:48, 08/02/2019

A weird star just rapidly dimmed for a few days and we don't know why A star that’s been totally calm for at least five years just suddenly dimmed by 70 per cent over two days, and it doesn’t quite fit any of our explanations...
07:48, 06/06/2019

Will Smith's end-credits Aladdin rap is just as weird as we could have hoped It’s been almost exactly 20 years since Will Smith graced the music-loving world with “Wild Wild West,” inviting fans of 1999's biggest “cowboy secret agent fights a racist little person and his giant mechanical spider” movie to delight in such l...
18:32, 05/22/2019

The 90210 Revival Is Weird as Hell—But At Least It’s Not Boring BH90210 knows what you’re expecting from a revival of the defining teen drama of the 1990s. And in its first few minutes, the show delivers. There’s that iconic credits sequence, with the now-middle-aged original cast posing against a sta...
20:16, 08/06/2019

This Weird Panhard Is The King of Le Mans Efficiency Aerodynamic science was still something of a black art in the mid 1960s, which is why it was still a major focus of a particular highly regarded trophy at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Index of Efficiency was the second most important trophy at Le Man...
10:32, 06/16/2019

Los Espookys isn’t Ghostbusters—it’s different, in so many weird, wonderful ways A bone-dry comedy for anyone who ever sat in front of a TV trying to conjure a showing of Beetlejuice, Los Espookys arrives in mid-June like a tall glass of cold water garnished with a prop eyeball. Created by Fred Armisen, Saturday Night Live wunder...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Gould happy with deal after 'weird offseason' Robbie Gould said on The Adam Schefter Podcast that he's happy to end a "weird offseason" with his new deal with the 49ers, but Chicago will always be his home....
11:16, 07/16/2019

Weird AHL app notifications include request for $6,000 payment Of all the ways for Stewart Zimmel to gain some notoriety, this probably wasn’t one he saw coming. Zimmel is the COO of a company called HockeyTech according to his LinkedIn page, and before that, he worked for a company called Buzzer Apps. If ...
16:48, 07/10/2019

One Weird Trick Ex-Legislators Use to Lobby Their Former Colleagues One thing you have to respect about the corrupt lobbying and campaign finance scene in Washington is that it’s creative, and always finding new ways to disappoint you. (You do not, in fact, have to respect it.) The Daily Beast, in conjunction with th...
03:16, 07/27/2019

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek says he feels 'more confusion than sadness' after rupturing Achilles Ruben Loftus-Cheek has spoken for the first time since suffering a season-ending injury, with the Chelsea midfielder confirming that his surgery was a success....
07:48, 05/17/2019

The Shelby GT500 Is Faster Than The McLaren F1 In One Weird Metric The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, with its supercharged V8 and 760 horsepower, is claimed to be faster from zero to 100 mph and back down to zero than the hallowed McLaren F1. It’s a silly metric that hardly anybody uses or is familiar with, but I ...
12:48, 08/05/2019

Speedrunners Helped Me To Better Understand The Weird Games Of My Childhood Summer Games Done Quick starts this Sunday at 11:30AM CDT and will be livestreamed on GamesDoneQuick’s Twitch Channel here. The event runs from June 23rd to the 30th and is raising money for Doctors Without Borders....
08:48, 06/23/2019

We contain microbes so deeply weird they alter the very tree of life Newly discovered life forms inside our bodies profoundly affect our health – and provide a glimpse of the vast and mysterious biological "dark matter" within us...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Weird chromosome may have spurred evolution of thousands of songbirds Songbirds appear to have an extra chromosome in cells involved in sexual reproduction. The extra DNA could help explain why there are so many songbird species...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump's Tweets Twitter announced on Thursday that it will be rolling out a new feature to notify users when *ahem* certain high profile accounts run afoul of the company’s (deeply uneven) content rules....
11:00, 06/27/2019

A massive collision may have made Jupiter's core so weird A few years ago we learned Jupiter’s core is much messier than expected. Now simulations suggest a huge collision with a planetary embryo could explain why...
21:32, 08/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Had Weird Ideas About Spreading His Gunk Around As if the Jeffrey Epstein story could get any more harrowing, the New York Times reports the billionaire financier/accused child rapist “hoped to seed the human race” with his DNA, an effort he planned to accomplish by impregnating as many women as p...
18:48, 07/31/2019

Soccer team’s celebratory stripper party got a little weird Seventh-division Spanish soccer celebrations are just as odd as you might think. After winning on Saturday to earn promotion to the sixth tier of Spanish soccer, Esportiu Llanca decided to celebrate with a stripper in the locker room. Judging by the ...
13:32, 05/30/2019

Watch a trailer for the new season of AMC's weird, wonderful Lodge 49 Quirky, offbeat comedies like Lodge 49—one of our favorite shows of 2018—feel like a rarity in this era of Serious TV, so we were pleased when AMC renewed its near-mystical story of landlocked surfer Dud (the wonderful Wyatt Russell) for a second sea...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Italy and Austria Take the Bond Market to a Very Weird Place Ultra-long Italian debt at 2.85% is the flip-side of the same crazy coin that gave us 100-year Austrian at 1.17%. Investors are in a very weird place....
03:00, 07/10/2019

World capitals of Bigfoot sightings, other weird stuff 24/7 Tempo reviewed hundreds of unofficial capitals of the world, and selected 30 that possess substantial evidence to back their titles.       ...
10:16, 07/12/2019

The weird and wonderful inner moons of Saturn revealed by Cassini Saturn has a smorgasbord of little moons. The final few orbits the Cassini spacecraft made before it disintegrated in the planet’s atmosphere allowed it to observe five of the planet’s small inner moons up close....
11:32, 04/28/2019

MST3K's Jonah Ray is releasing an EP of "Weird Al" Yankovic covers Jonah Ray has always been outspoken about his love for “Weird Al” Yankovic, the reigning maestro of parody pop songs. But anyone can be a fan; what demonstrates true passion is taking those parody songs, recording brand new music, and then singing th...
09:16, 07/19/2019

The ‘Stranger Things’ kids make out in Season 3 and it’s weird Warning: Mild spoilers ahead. In the first episode of “Stranger Things” Season 3, Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and Mike (Finn Wolfhard) make out. Last season of Netflix’s hit ’80s nostalgia sci-fi show saw the two pre-teens get together, a...
08:00, 07/04/2019

Couple Keeps Austin Weird By Driving Their Couch Down the Road I have discovered my new heroes, and they are the Austin, Texas couple who converted their living room couch into a vehicle—and, yes, even drove it down the street....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Bottas: Weird how Ferrari "always" gains half a second on straights Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says it is weird how Ferrari "always" seems to gain half a second on the straights no matter the circuit layout...
07:48, 06/30/2019

Destiny 2 Players Can't Decide What This Weird Cat Statue Means Last week, Destiny 2’s Solstice of Heroes event began, bringing with it a new activity set in a new area: the European Aerial Zone. Ever since, players have been scouring it for potential hidden lore or secret areas that could be tucked away somewher...
19:48, 08/07/2019

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Recap: All’s Well That Ends Weird The third season brought all the nostalgia, gross-outs and character-driven emotion we’ve come to expect. But the ending left some lingering questions....
14:32, 07/08/2019

The petty, wonderful and delightfully weird rise of Horns Down The anti-Texas sign that unites the Big 12 and rivals beyond has been around for more than 60 years but really took on a life of its own over the past 12 months....
07:00, 07/12/2019

The hunt for mysterious Planet 9 Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system....
04:48, 06/21/2019

It took two minutes for Taco Bell to sell out its new hotel, because people are weird Taco Bell fans are apparently so addicted to the brand of the Mexican fast food chain, that not only do they patronize its locations on the regular for artery-clogging tacos and nachos. The company also felt that the brand has enough of a following t...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Haas F1's Main Sponsor Went to Court Over Its Logo and Then Things Got Weird Rich Energy, the mystery sponsor of the Haas Formula One Team that only gets more mysterious with further research, became the subject of a recent copyright claim when British company Whyte Bikes noticed their logos looked oddly similar. In a scathin...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Weird new type of magnetic liquid could be used to control soft robots A strange liquid magnet full of iron nanoparticles can change its shape in a magnetic field, and it may eventually be used to make wireless, moving soft robots...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Honey’s behavior in zero gravity is super weird and cool Science has never looked so oddly yummy. Watch Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques demonstrate how strange honey is in space.        ...
07:00, 05/17/2019

The Weird, Dark History of 8chan and Its Founder Fredrick Brennan Fredrick Brennan is appalled by the notorious chat site’s links to right-wing extremism and mass shootings. Inside his tortured journey through the web’s cesspool and his attempt at redemption....
21:16, 08/06/2019

Weird whale may be a hybrid of a narwhal mother and beluga father DNA analysis of an unusually shaped skull found in West Greenland suggests the creature was a hybrid male whale, with a narwhal mother and beluga father...
06:32, 06/20/2019

Jets Rookie Quinnen Williams: "I'mma Go Play With Myself Today ... That Came Out Weird" While Quinnen Williams was still a player at Alabama last December, he had a funny moment on press row where he overrode his impulse to say something interesting about his team’s Orange Bowl opponent, then-Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray. Now with the New Y...
20:16, 08/05/2019

Pete Alonso’s weird response to very strange alien question The question was out of right field. Pete Alonso’s response came from outer space. After the Mets beat the Yankees on Tuesday night to salvage a Subway Series split, the rookie phenom was faced with ESPN inquiries over standard baseball musings...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Samsung’s new iPad Pro rival just leaked, and it’s got a pretty weird new feature Samsung isn’t done making high-end tablets and recent rumors revealed the company has been working on an iPad Pro alternative that will deliver a bunch of nifty tricks, including features that aren’t available on any other tablets. A bran...
10:00, 07/18/2019

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Nintendo Explains Why Its Official Smash Bros. Tournaments Are So Weird “We used to have the perception he didn’t care,” said Super Smash Bros. pro Gonzalo “Zero” Barrios at Nintendo’s first tournament for Smash Ultimate last year. “He,” of course, was game director Masahiro Sakarai, the Smashdaddy himself, who was watch...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Korg Volca Modular synth review: As weird as it is affordable This review is a little different. Normally when Engadget reviews something, we're bringing years of experience and expertise to the table. But not here. The Volca Modular is a semimodular, West Coast-style synthesizer. And until I received this...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
09:48, 04/28/2019

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify for a spot on the stage for the third party-sanctio...
12:00, 05/31/2019

NHL draft prospects baffled by Ryan O'Reilly's weird stick The Blues pivot uses a truly unique twig on the ice -- to the bewilderment of onlookers. But it works for him, as evidenced by the two goals he scored in Game 4....
09:48, 06/04/2019

Wells Adams Reveals Why His Wedding to Sarah Hyland Could Be "So Weird" One big happy family? Not quite yet! It's no secret that Wells Adams and Sarah Hyland have a strong relationship that pop culture fans cannot get enough of. But when it comes......
00:16, 05/30/2019

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that include...
11:48, 07/09/2019

So This Is Why the Nissan Murano Crosscabriolet Has That Weird Extra Rear Window The Nissan Murano Crosscabriolet was nothing if not uh, unique, and even though it only had a brief life in the early 2010s, its majesty and mysteries are immortal. Except for one, which has now been solved: What’s was the deal with that weird little...
18:32, 06/26/2019

This One Weird Trick To Defeat Stefanos Tsitsipas: Be An 18-Year-Old Canadian Stefanos Tsitsipas, tennis’s vlog prince, has done plenty to be proud of in the last year, with wins over Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer on hard court, a victory over Rafael Nadal on clay, and a current No. 6 ranking in the world. The breakout is n...
18:00, 06/21/2019

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Hampshire to stay in Washington earlier this month....
10:32, 07/10/2019

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfire...
22:32, 05/28/2019

The Suicide Squad Recruits an Ant-Man Star as a Very Weird Batman Villain The third Fantastic Beasts film has a release date. Get a look at new set pictures from the still untitled Bond 25. Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ Dracula adds to its cast. Plus, what’s to come in basically every season finale on the CW, and a new lo...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Weird physical illusion makes you think objects are impossibly light Around 90 per cent of people are fooled by this physical illusion. It tricks the mind into thinking that three objects together are lighter than one on its own...
18:16, 05/20/2019

It came from outer space: Weird radio signal came from distant galaxy For the first time, the origin of a single radio pulse has been pinpointed to a distant galaxy several billion light years away, a new study said.        ...
12:48, 06/27/2019

Himesh Patel: ‘It’s weird to think about a Beatle watching me sing their songs’ The actor on his role in Danny Boyle’s new film, the work ethic of EastEnders and the pain of following SpursCambridgeshire-born Himesh Patel, 28, discovered a love of drama at school. At 16, he landed the role of Tamwar Masood on EastEnders, a part ...
03:32, 06/23/2019

The Volkswagen Beetle Has Come to an End. The Original Was a Gateway Drug for Weird Cars Once again, the legendary and iconic Volkswagen Beetle has gone out of production. I say once again, because, depending on how you qualify things, this will be the third or fourth time this has happened: first it ended in Germany in 1978, then in Bra...
11:32, 07/11/2019

From Boris Johnson to Bernie Sanders: why politicians seem most weird when they’re trying to be normal The admission that the Tory leadership contender relaxes by creating model buses is bizarre, but it’s far from being the only example of a public figure getting it totally wrongIt’s weird when politicians pretend they are normal people. Boris Johnson...
14:48, 06/26/2019

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
16:32, 05/28/2019

Panda bears: Not as mysterious as we once thought Panda bears eat bamboo. We all know that. But we also all know that bears are meat eaters. A new study indicates the panda bears' change of diet from meat to bamboo isn't as puzzling as it would appear on first glance....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Google has a mysterious new "media device" on the way Google has an as-yet-unidentified "media device" on the way, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US – but what exactly it is or what it'll do remains something of a mystery.What we do know is it&a...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Trekking Through a Mysterious, Mesmerizing Old World This village-to-village trek in Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains zigzags through medieval farmsteads and scenery so distracting you’re liable to veer off course....
10:48, 05/02/2019

Astronomers are hunting for the mysterious Planet Nine Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system. They know it’s out there, such is its size — potentially 10 times bigger than Ear...
18:48, 06/21/2019

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
07:00, 06/12/2019

Mysterious 'Sub-Neptunes' are probably water worlds Water worlds that each possess thousands of times more water than Earth does may be more common than Earth-like rocky planets in the Milky Way galaxy , a new study finds....
02:48, 05/14/2019

17 Dead In Car Explosion In Cairo Seventeen people have died and 32 have been injured in an explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early on Monday....
00:16, 08/05/2019

Tickled director now digging into Instagram's weird “Hotel Bed Jumping Community" Documentary filmmaker David Farrier, whose Tickled introduced us to the bizarre world of competitive endurance tickling, has found a new weird corner of the internet to investigate. It’s called the Hotel Bed Jumping Community and, as one might suspec...
19:16, 05/28/2019

LongHorn Steakhouse's new Steak and Bourbon Ice Cream is worth trying, but it's pretty weird Steak is great and ice cream is great, so why not put them together? OK, that might sound like a really strange pairing, but LongHorn Steakhouse is giving it a shot....
12:16, 06/25/2019

Pete Alonso’s latest weird answer: Mercury retrograde joke Mets first baseman Pete Alonso has launched home runs seemingly out of this world during his remarkable rookie campaign. Now, he is looking out of this world to explain his recent struggles. Alonso entered Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Marlins i...
13:16, 08/06/2019

Newly identified weird deep-sea shark squirts glowing fluid Scientists have determined that the second pocket shark ever to be captured does, in fact, represent a new species.       ...
09:00, 07/22/2019

The Daihatsu Copen XPlay Brings Back Weird Sports Cars Sports cars these days are too grown up. What happened to the weird little niches that used to exist? Sure, cars like the Fiat Barchetta, Nissan Figaro, Pontiac Solstice, Ford Puma, and Mazda AZ-3 were never going to become sales success stories nor ...
11:16, 08/07/2019

Playdate is an incredibly weird handheld console with a built-in crank, and I totally want it I’m hardly someone you could call a gamer in the traditional sense because most of my gaming takes place on a mobile device I call iPhone. That’s probably one of the reasons why this super weird new handheld gaming console seems so appeal...
06:16, 05/23/2019

‘Weird swing’ turns Dominic Smith into Mets’ injury concern PHOENIX — Dominic Smith homered with a sore right thumb a day earlier, but the Mets weren’t taking any chances Sunday. The first baseman/outfielder is expected to receive an MRI exam in New York on Monday, after he was scratched from the lineup again...
10:00, 06/03/2019

The Good Place’s William Jackson Harper would love to get weird with Funkadelic If you’re a regular reader of The A.V. Club, you probably know William Jackson Harper as cripplingly indecisive philosophy professor Chidi Anagonye on NBC’s The Good Place. And, to be honest, there were moments during our interview that we had to res...
06:16, 07/02/2019

Kaiser Chiefs: Ducks review – appealingly weird vaudeville ruffians (Polydor)Their singer is a judge on The Voice UK and parochial indie culture is dead, but there are enough hooks here for them to get away with itFrequently while listening to Duck, you remember: this man judges a TV singing competition. It’s not tha...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Borderlands 2 Developer Explains Why The Game Is Filled With Weird, Hidden Cubes Popular YouTube channel Boundary Break, who has popped up on Kotaku multiple times, has released a new video where he explores Borderlands 2. But this time the channel was able to get a developer from the studio behind Borderlands, Gearbox, to actual...
13:16, 08/04/2019

Did Steve Jobs Harass Spotify's CEO With Weird, Breathy Phone Calls? It’s no secret that Spotify and Apple have beef. But according to a Variety interview with the authors of a new book, Spotify Untold, that beef dates all the way back to 2010 when Steve Jobs would purportedly prank call Spotify CEO Daniel Ek... and j...
16:48, 07/24/2019

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
10:00, 04/28/2019

How do you hug a climate scientist? Follow these simple rules and don't make it weird | First Dog on the Moon If you think you’re miserable - imagine being one of those long suffering mass extinction Cassandras!Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merc...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Titus Andronicus made an extremely weird "sitcom" to promote its new album A month ago, Titus Andronicus released a video for “(I Blame) Society,” the first single off its upcoming sixth album An Obelisk, but it failed to make much of a splash and left the band on the ropes with its label—or at least that’s the premise esta...
16:16, 05/30/2019

England’s Jack Leach cites ‘weird thoughts’ during nervous nineties • Nightwatchman falls eight runs short of century against Ireland• ‘I can’t believe. I just tried to soak up some balls,’ says LeachJack Leach said on Thursday night that he now knew about the nervous nineties, after falling just eight runs short of ...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Graeme McDowell kicks golf bag in weird British Open showing PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The hair on the back of Graeme McDowell’s neck was raised from the first tee until four holes remained in Thursday’s British Open first round. The native of Portrush, who received a thunderous ovation on the first tee and...
21:16, 07/18/2019

Karl the Fog: San Francisco's mysterious resident – in pictures Most instagram accounts rely on blue skies and sunshine, but Karl the Fog has amassed more than 200,000 followers with selfies depicting the grey mist that descends over the Bay city. Karl’s first book is published 11 June by Chronicle Books Continue...
03:00, 06/10/2019

El Tajín, The Lost City of a Mysterious People In recent decades many lost cities have been uncovered by archaeologists or explorers. One of the most mysterious is the ancient city of El Tajín in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.  ...
15:16, 06/23/2019

RED teases mysterious, compact Komodo camera RED is countering the tales of its smartphone camera woes with something more exciting... if also cryptic. Company chief Jarred Land has teased an upcoming Komodo camera that doesn't appear to fit into the company's usual categories. Whil...
22:48, 07/27/2019

Enochian: The Mysterious Lost Language of Angels Enochian is a mysterious language that 16th century occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley recorded in their private journals. They claimed this ‘celestial speech’ allowed magicians and occultists to communicate with angelic realms.  In the year 1581,...
12:32, 06/08/2019

Mysterious safe unearthed from synagogue parking lot A mysterious, 3,000-pound safe has been unearthed from the parking lot of a Chicago synagogue — but officials there have decided not to let their curiosity get the better off them. “We’re excited about this piece of Chicago history, but we have no pl...
11:00, 07/11/2019

What are those mysterious flashes on the moon? One astronomer wants to find out Meteor impacts? Sparkling moon dust? The astronauts' golf clubs? Whatever they are, random, weird flashes of light on the moon have puzzled astronomers for years.        ...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it was already leaving — just got another chapter. A new paper published in Nature Astronomy decla...
17:48, 07/01/2019

Mysterious light flashes keep happening on the moon Researchers at Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg are using a new telescope in Spain to hopefully find some answers.        ...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Cause of mysterious methane spikes on Mars still unknown A few months after detecting an "unusually high" level of methane on Mars, researchers have yet to figure out what's causing the spike. They have, however, ruled out one possibility and appear to be getting closer to answering whether life exists on ...
09:00, 08/13/2019

Mysterious, gaping holes in Antarctic ice explained Enormous holes in the Antarctic winter ice pack have popped up sporadically since the 1970s, but the reason for their formation has been largely mysterious....
11:48, 06/13/2019

Mysterious Caravaggio sold privately for possible $100 million The painting discovered in a French attic in 2014 was sold to private buyers two days before a hotly awaited auction. The anonymity of the buyers is the latest secret surrounding the mysterious painting....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Mysterious Nazca Lines reveal their secrets Scientists are shedding new light on the mysterious Nazca Lines etched in the desert of southern Peru, revealing what some of the drawings actually depict....
13:32, 06/20/2019

Here’s Why Mueller Kept Getting Asked About a Mysterious Maltese Professor In a moment that quickly made the rounds on conservative media on Wednesday, Rep. Jim Jordan sharply questioned Robert Mueller on the origins of the counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. The Ohio Republican...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Mysterious orange fireball streaks across the Florida sky Conspiracy theorists took to social media in a flurry of excitement Wednesday after a mysterious flying object resembling an orange fireball streaked across the Florida sky....
09:00, 07/04/2019

Mysterious carnivorous dinosaur likely walked on a single toe Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million-years-ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic: it balanced its weight on a single toe....
17:16, 07/08/2019

Mysterious white light spotted on Mars NASA has released a photo taken by its Curiosity rover that shows a mysterious, unexplained white light on Mars. The black-and-white raw image was taken by the rover’s right “navcam” (which acts as sort of an eye) on June 16, 2019, ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Four Injured In UPS Explosion File Lawsuit LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-  Four people injured in an explosion at UPS Freight in Lexington have filed suit against the company who shipped the acetylene tanks that are being blamed for the incident. The explosion happened in May of last year when a to...
11:48, 05/10/2019

The city created by the Chernobyl explosion For one city in the Ukraine, the Chernobyl explosion in 1986 was an act of creation. Find out how the nuclear disaster gave birth to Slavutych and what a traveler will find there today....
06:00, 08/17/2019

New Jersey house obliterated in explosion NEW JERSEY (WNBC) – A home somehow exploded in New Jersey Monday, generating a plume of smoke visible from Manhattan as firefighters battled a raging blaze on the ground. Firefighters were called to the scene of the blast on Abbott Avenue in Ri...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Possible gas explosion in Florida leaves at least 20 injured Several people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in the South Florida shopping plaza Saturday, according to police.        ...
04:32, 07/07/2019

Apple is investigating an iPhone 6 explosion Smartphone battery explosions happen from time to time, and the most recent case involves an iPhone 6 unit that exploded in the hands of an 11-year-old girl. The device did not cause any injuries, but did burn through a blanket, and gave a good scare...
12:00, 07/15/2019

IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh explosion DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A global monitoring group says the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an explosion targeting a police van in Bangladesh’s capital. Police said Sunday night’s explosion in Dhaka’s Malibagh are...
06:32, 05/27/2019

Seven hurt in 'gas' explosion after car crashes into house One home has been destroyed, several others were damaged, and around 100 were evacuated after a car crash triggered a suspected gas explosion in Ontario....
10:00, 08/15/2019

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned, authorities say....
15:48, 05/06/2019

4 hospitalized after explosion at Virginia gas station BUENA VISTA, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say an explosion at a gas station has left four people hospitalized. Police are trying to determine if there may have been other victims. Virginia State Police say the explosion occurred Friday around 9...
16:48, 05/10/2019

| Explosion rocks Kabul, at least six wounded A large blast has rocked Afghanistan's capital city , injuring at least six people, just hours after the official start of campaign season for upcoming presidential elections....
10:48, 07/28/2019

Egypt: Cairo hit by deadly explosion Authorities have not yet said what caused the explosion that killed seventeen people in central Cairo. The explosion occurred after multiple cars collided outside the National Cancer Institute....
17:48, 08/04/2019

Weird science: Could piling man-made snow on Antarctica stop ice sheet collapse? Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says.        ...
13:48, 07/17/2019

U.S. Open fallout: Woodland's big win, Koepka's close call and Tiger's weird week What's next for Brooks Koepka after just missing out on another major? Will Tiger's game round back into form? We ask our experts the big questions coming out of the U.S. Open....
10:32, 06/17/2019

Comedian Pete Holmes was a good Christian guy. Then his wife left him, and things got weird. Growing up as an evangelical, Pete Holmes thought he was doing everything right. He believed in the Bible -- all of it -- and said he didn't smoke, drink or have sex before marriage....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Taylor Lewan Issues Weird, Tearful Apology After Testing Positive For PEDs Have you ever had the experience of having to watch someone deliver a long and weepy statement on a topic you truly do not care about? If not, Tennessee Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan is here to provide you with that experience:...
14:16, 07/24/2019

Assassin’s Creed’s Original Director Is Back With A Weird Game About Human Evolution I was sitting in an interview room asking the ever-cheerful Patrice Désilets about the controls in his first new game since 2010’s Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and he lit up....
10:00, 07/09/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Iconoclasts Is Weird, Stilted, Bea Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Iconoclasts Is Weird, Stilted, Beautiful, Dark, And Frustrating • Amiibo? A-maybe • Are You Tired Of Zombies? • My Lonely Love For Mirror’s Edge Catalyst • A Retrospective On CoolMath ...
15:00, 08/12/2019

Is it weird for adults to visit Disney parks without kids? Twitter fiercely debates A debate sparked on social media over whether or not adults without children should be allowed to visit Disney World or Disneyland.       ...
20:16, 07/28/2019

A recent The Good Fight episode replaced a cut sequence with a weird censorship message CBS All Access’ The Good Fight—a follow-up to The Good Wife with a stronger emphasis on fighting—recently got renewed for a fourth season, but that vote of support from its streaming home doesn’t mean the show is one of those runaway hits that can ge...
13:48, 05/05/2019

Dora The Explorer grows up in the sort of weird, sometimes funny Lost City Of Gold There are a number of strange things about Dora And The Lost City Of Gold, a new live-action feature adaptation of the Nickelodeon television program Dora The Explorer. But perhaps the strangest is that it’s a theatrical film, and not the decade-old ...
14:48, 08/05/2019

'It's weird, very strange': Eoin Morgan on hitting record 17 sixes for England – video England captain Eoin Morgan said he never thought he could shatter a six-hitting record or blast a century with a strike rate of over 200 after pulling off both feats in as his side beat Afghanistan by 150 runs at the Cricket World Cup.Morgan clobber...
02:16, 06/19/2019

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Final Paid Expansion Is Terrific If You Like The Weird Stuff The most dedicated players of 2009’s Assassin’s Creed II could stray from the Italian Renaissance adventures of Ezio Auditore to solve puzzles that unlocked a 37-second video of a naked Adam and Eve running through a high-tech city in some unknown ye...
00:16, 07/23/2019

Did Apple's Steve Jobs harass Spotify's CEO with weird prank phone calls? A new book claims that Apple's Steve Jobs would make bizarre prank phone calls to Spotify CEO Daniel Ek in 2010 as the music streaming startup was trying to gain access to new customers....
14:16, 07/25/2019

The Weird Ways NASA Thought Moon Dust Might Kill Apollo Astronauts Prior to the first Moon landing, scientists had good reason to believe the lunar surface was covered in a fine layer of dust. While this might not sound like a big deal, it presented a host of concerns to the Apollo mission planners.Read more......
13:32, 07/18/2019

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “weird” worm-like object covered in what appeared to ...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Alfa F1 test debutant Callum Ilott caught off guard in "weird" crash Formula 1 test debutant Callum Ilott says he was caught off guard by the "weird" moment that led to him spinning his Alfa Romeo and crashing at high speed...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Weird star system has double binary stars and wonky planetary nursery A planet-forming disc of dust and gas is orbiting a pair of binary stars at an odd angle, and a second set of binary stars circle the whole system to keep it in line...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Watch Simon Cowell get spooked out of his mind in this weird AF America's Got Talent audition Possessions, ghosts, and actual paranormal activity are better seen in movies or TV than in real life (if you even believe in that sort of thing). But even near-convincing supernatural hunting “reality” shows can’t live up to this weird America’s Got...
12:48, 07/03/2019

Jennifer Lopez Recalls "Weird Electricity" With Alex Rodriguez During 2005 Meeting Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are opening up about their relationship. While the "On the Floor" singer and the former New York Yankees baseball player started dating in 2017,......
20:48, 06/25/2019

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
12:16, 06/04/2019

The Fall of a Civilization: The Mysterious Collapse of the Mycenaean Bronze Age The Aegean Bronze Age is predominately known as the period in which the battle-hardened Mycenaeans conquered the simple sea-trading Minoans and rose to become one of the most powerful trading powers in the Eastern Mediterranean. While the Minoans hav...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians fo...
08:48, 04/30/2019

3,400 Year-old Palace From a Mysterious Civilization Revealed by Drought Archaeologists are hailing, as very important, the dramatic discovery of a Bronze Age Palace. It was revealed as the waters of a reservoir fell because of a severe drought in Iraq.  ...
18:48, 06/28/2019

No, someone hasn’t cracked the code of the mysterious Voynich manuscript Enlarge / Composed circa 1420, the 240-page Voynich manuscript is considered by scholars to be the most interesting and mysterious document ever found. (credit: Photo12/UIG/Getty Images) The Voynich manuscript is a famous medieval text written in ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals....
07:32, 05/02/2019

Mysterious, ancient radio signals keep pelting Earth Sudden shrieks of radio waves from deep space keep slamming into radio telescopes on Earth, spattering those instruments' detectors with confusing data. And now, astronomers are using artificial intelligence to pinpoint the source of the shrieks, in ...
19:48, 08/08/2019

Mysterious Perfectly Preserved Ship Found in the Baltic Sea Beneath the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea, investigators have discovered perhaps the best-preserved ship from the Age of Discovery. It was found on the seafloor and it is almost intact. ...
14:00, 07/24/2019

What Zack Wheeler thinks of his mysterious Mets future The command was pinpoint. The breaks were sharp. The radar gun expressed no concern. Zack Wheeler threw 30 pitches Tuesday afternoon, and walked off the Citi Field mound, ready to return from the shoulder impingement that has kept the right-hander ou...
02:16, 07/24/2019

Reliving Mets’ mysterious black cat game five decades later This is the first of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: Which do you believe in more: miracles, or the bad-luck superstition surrounding black cats? Barely a decade before the former became indelibly etched in ...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Mysterious X-37B military space plane caught on camera Skywatcher and satellite tracker Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands recently caught a rare glimpse of the U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane ....
17:16, 07/08/2019

Mysterious holes in Antarctica's sea ice solved by scientists A University of Washington-led team of scientists used robots and seals to help them understand why mysterious holes form in Antarctic sea ice, according to a study published in the journal Nature.       ...
11:48, 06/11/2019

A Mysterious Storm Is Brewing On Anthem's Horizon After Weeks Of Nothing BioWare hasn’t announced when Anthem’s upcoming Cataclysm event will begin in earnest, but recent clues have players hopeful the game’s next phase is imminent....
20:00, 07/17/2019

The Mysterious 'Brain Fever' That's Killing Children In Bihar More than 110 children, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted Bihar for more than two decades....
07:48, 06/19/2019

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central Germa...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Russia says five killed in mysterious rocket test accident: RIA Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom said early on Saturday that five of its staff members had been killed in an accident during tests on a military site in northern Russia, the RIA news agency reported....
23:48, 08/09/2019

OnePlus says that it will fix a mysterious speed dial problem with next update While everyone is looking ahead to the unveiling of the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro on May 14th, some of those who currently own a OnePlus handset are running into a strange problem. According to a thread that runs for eight pages on the OnePlus foru...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms There are many accounts of a land of immortality and eternal youth in world myths and legends, as well as shamanic and indigenous spiritual traditions. Mysterious Worlds Writing in his recent work, Sky Shamans of Mongolia, Kevin Turner tells us that ...
13:16, 05/15/2019

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest worl...
14:48, 05/21/2019

New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material The Red Planet was hit by an asteroid sometime within the past three years and the resulting crater has exposed a "darker material" underneath Mars' reddish dust that is currently perplexing scientists....
06:48, 06/17/2019

Even More Black Widow Set Pictures Tease a Mysterious Villain The casting rumors for The Eternals just keeps getting more intriguing. Legends of Tomorrow’s next season is bringing in some tots. Noah Hawley says his Doctor Doom movie is still on the table. Plus, what’s to come on Krypton, a viral new teaser for ...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Nintendo trademarks a mysterious new feature that may be related to the Switch Nintendo Switch-related leaks have been coming fast and furious these days, as the beloved gaming giant preps a smaller, more affordable version of the console launching later this year as the Nintendo Switch Lite. You can check out our report on the...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Apple has yet to fix a mysterious iMessage bug spotted by Google researchers Next week in Las Vegas at the Black Hat security conference, Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich is set to give a presentation about interactionless iPhone vulnerabilities that can run without the victim taking any action at all. The t...
20:48, 07/30/2019

The Famous Burney Relief: Who Was the Mysterious Mesopotamian Goddess? The Burney Relief (known also as the Queen of the Night) is a terracotta plaque from ancient Mesopotamia. The relief is dominated by a nude female figure with wings and talons. She is usually identified as a goddess, though experts disagree with each...
14:32, 05/05/2019

Two more mysterious deaths reported in Belize after doctor’s slaying Two mysterious deaths were reported out of Belize over the weekend, including a British expat whose body was floating off the coast and a dad who died after returning home from a birthday celebration. Errol Crown, 57, who spent most of his life in th...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclosed by an outer seawall. Nan Madol includes the re...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Astronomers design AI to better detect mysterious space signals Scientists are using AI to solve the mystery of the radio waves from deepest space which keep slamming into telescopes on Earth. The sudden and baffling flashes are known as Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) and until now have been virtually impossible to spo...
14:32, 08/12/2019

Reef halo riddle: What's behind the mysterious rings around coral? We long assumed that circles of bare sand around coral reefs are caused by fish nibbling away seaweed. But a 10-year investigation has found the truth is far murkier...
10:00, 04/28/2019

The mysterious new scene from the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ re-release just leaked We’re in the endgame of Avengers: Endgame beating Avatar at the box office — well, beating it again since the movie already did it once. That prompted Marvel to re-release Avengers 4, adding six minutes of extra content to the epic movie,...
09:00, 06/28/2019

It's Sex Therapists and Mysterious Phone Calls on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Impasses, sex therapists and canceled trip--oh my! The couples on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? were all over the place in episode six of the hit TLC reality series. ......
22:32, 06/02/2019

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Mysterious ozone-destroying pollution has been traced to China Last year, a report surfaced that suggested someone, somewhere was producing a huge amount of an ozone-destroying chemical which had already been banned worldwide way back in 2010. Scientists knew it was being pumped into the air, but they didn&rsquo...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Mysterious hammerhead shark spotted off Irish coast A hammerhead shark, a shark that generally resides in warm, tropical waters, has been spotted off the Irish coast for the first time, baffling researchers. Named for the distinctive shape of its head, the hammerhead was located in the Celtic Sea, app...
14:16, 07/23/2019

This mysterious CIA sculpture has stumped code breakers for 30 years A sculpture and tricky cipher on the grounds of the CIA headquarters in Va. remains unsolved after 30 years, but the artist to give hints this year.        ...
11:00, 07/15/2019

Police hunt for clues in student’s mysterious disappearance SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police are serving search warrants and hunting for any clues about the mysterious disappearance of a University of Utah student, including basic details about a person she met when she was last seen. Salt Lake City assistant Pol...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Andy Serkis, Bumblebee director in line to helm Sony's weird-ass Venom sequel You’d be forgiven—given the fact that roughly nine million superhero movies, some of them upwards of eight hours in length apiece—have come out since, but Sony’s Spider-Man-without-Spider-Man movie Venom was actually something of a big deal at the bo...
17:32, 07/26/2019

Physicists closer to solving mystery of weird glowing ring around Milky Way's Black Hole DENVER — Astronomers watched a high-speed gas cloud slam into the matter getting sucked toward Sagittarius A* — the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way — and then zip away into space....
11:16, 04/28/2019

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
08:48, 07/02/2019

Explosion outside Kabul University kills 2, wounds 10 Police and health officials say a powerful bomb has exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital, killing two people and injuring another 10...
22:32, 07/18/2019

Explosion on Bond 25 set injures crew member Outside of 007 Stage also damaged by what producers called a ‘controlled explosion’An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie at Pinewood Studios has injured a crew member and damaged a stage.The “controlled explosion” damaged the outside of...
21:00, 06/04/2019

How Fox’s ‘9-1-1’ filmed a fiery explosion for its season finale The explosion of a real fire engine is the centerpiece of the season finale of Fox’s “9-1-1” (Monday, 8 p.m.). Make no mistake: CGI was not used to achieve this spectacular effect. The scene was shot in downtown LA over the course of two nights, one ...
12:48, 05/13/2019

New concerns after e-cigarette explosion breaks 17-year-old’s jaw _____ A 17-year-old was using an e-cigarette when it suddenly blew up in his face. The force of the blow was so powerful that it broke his jaw bone. The explosion could be linked to lithium batteries overheating inside the vape device....
16:32, 06/23/2019

At least 1 dead, 15 injured in California house explosion A California gas company reports one of its employees died in an explosion Monday afternoon in Murietta, California.        ...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Swedish man arrested over Danish tax agency explosion A Swedish man has been arrested over an explosion at the Danish Tax Agency headquarters in Denmark. An international arrest warrant for another Swedish citizen has also been issued....
03:02, 08/14/2019

Massive explosion at gas refinery in Philadelphia: reports A massive fireball lit up the night sky in South Philadelphia early Friday in what was apparently an explosion at a local gas refinery. Early reports gave the location as 31st Street and Passyunk Avenue, not far from the city’s sports complex....
02:32, 06/21/2019

12 firefighters injured in fireworks explosion in New Mexico ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A dozen firefighters were injured in an explosion at a fireworks storage area in eastern New Mexico. State police and officials with the city of Roswell say the blast happened around noon Wednesday at the Roswell International Ai...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Explosion in Egypt's Capital Kills at Least 20 People An explosion in Egypt’s capital killed at least 20 people and injured 47, which officials said was caused by a car collision after the magnitude of the blast raised fears of another terrorist attack....
08:16, 08/05/2019

Crew member injured in explosion on Bond 25 set Less than a month after production of Bond 25 had to be delayed when Daniel Craig injured his ankle during filming, a crew member has suffered a “minor injury” from a “controlled explosion” on the set of the still-unnamed sequel. That announcement ca...
13:32, 06/04/2019

Oil tanker explosion kills at least 55 people in Niger An oil tanker explosion in Niger killed at least 55 people, some of whom were trying to collect spilled fuel after the vehicle overturned, authorities say....
15:48, 05/07/2019

Man Over-Inflates a Tire and the Subsequent Explosion Destroys His Car If you’ve ever wondered how violently a tire can explode if it’s way, way over-inflated, one Russian man decided to give it a shot. He placed a wheel and tire in an old Russian sedan, rigged up some copper tubing between the pump and the wheel, and b...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Massive gas pipeline explosion in Kentucky kills 1 One person was killed and five others injured when a regional gas pipeline ruptured Thursday, causing a massive explosion and fireball that forced the evacuation of a mobile home park, according to reports. The 30-inch-wide natural gas pipeline in Li...
08:48, 08/01/2019

$143 million settlement in Mass. explosion lawsuit The utility blamed for a series of gas explosions in Massachusetts has settled all class action lawsuits resulting from the disaster for $143 million.       ...
14:16, 07/30/2019

Plate tectonics may have triggered Cambrian explosion New research suggests the dramatic increase in biodiversity known as the Cambrian explosion was triggered by a massive shift in global plate tectonics....
12:32, 06/19/2019

Explosion damages University of Nevada dormitory A utilities explosion Friday at the University of Nevada, Reno caused the partial collapse of a dormitory building and at least minor injuries, authorities said. (July 5)        ...
21:01, 07/05/2019

The Latest: 2 dead in semitrailer explosion in Wisconsin The Latest on a fiery semitrailer crash on I-94 in Wisconsin (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Wisconsin authorities say the drivers of two semitrailers are dead after one hit a construction barrier on an interstate and caused a chain reaction that caused...
17:32, 06/19/2019

Explosion levels New Jersey home; 1 injured RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — An explosion has leveled a home in northern New Jersey, injuring the lone person inside who was pulled from the burning rubble by an off-duty police officer. Heavy flames and a large plume of smoke were visible as the two-stor...
14:00, 06/17/2019